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Madness in our Methods

Methods for performing white-collar work are poorly defined and produce poor outcomes. There's a better way to work.

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Madness in our Methods

  1. Madness in our methods<br />Ben Edwards<br />VP, Digital Strategy & Development, IBM<br />
  2. How do you work?<br />
  3. 40x<br />is the number of times per hour we check our email at work<br />
  4. 40%<br />is the percentage of US workers who say their jobs are “very” or “extremely” stressful<br />
  5. 55%<br />is the percentage of the US population affected by insomnia<br />
  6. 57m<br />is the number of prescriptions written for sleeping pills every year in the US<br />
  7. 2.1hrs<br />is the amount of time lost each day by the average US worker to interruptions and distractions<br />
  8. 80%<br />is the percentage of American workers who don’t think their jobs are fun<br />
  9. 32%<br />is the percentage of workers who call in sick when they are not<br />
  10. We’ve sped up bad practices.<br />
  11. What practices?<br />
  12. What do good practices<br />look like?<br />
  13. Japan,1950s<br />Toyota Production System<br />
  14. America, 2000s<br />Agile<br />Methods<br />
  15. A culture of continuous improvement<br />
  16. Understanding if you have this culture . . .<br />
  17. Who or what drives productivity<br />in your<br />organization?<br />
  18. Is the quality of your work consistently<br />high?<br />
  19. Are you working at a sustainable pace?<br />
  20. Are your teams happy and motivated?<br />
  21. How do you want to work?<br />
  22. Thank you<br />

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